Police investigate hit and run that killed Lethbridge man

Lethbridge police investigate fatal pedestrian collision
WATCH: The Lethbridge Police Service is investigating the events leading up to the death of a 30-year-old man on Monday, after he was reportedly hit by a pick-up truck in an alley. Danica Ferris reports.

Lethbridge police are investigating a hit-and-run collision on Monday that killed a 30-year-old man.

According to police, officers were called to an alley in the 900 block of 13 Street South just after 4:30 p.m. for reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a yellow Dodge Ram truck.

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In a news release, police said emergency crews arrived to find a female occupant from the truck helping the victim, but the vehicle was no longer at the scene.

Police said the vehicle had been driven away by another occupant, a male.

Police also said that according to witnesses, a man who had been walking with the victim “fled on foot.”

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Paramedics rushed the victim to hospital but he succumbed to his injuries.

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Lethbridge police were searching for the yellow 2004 Dodge Ram truck with Alberta licence plate VNH26 on Tuesday morning. In an update just before 3 p.m., police said the truck had been located. No arrests had been made, police said.

Anyone who has information on the deadly crash, is asked to call police at 403-328-4444.